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Is a trend really a trend if it repeats year after year? That’s a valid concern in the commercial construction world. For a competitive and fragmented industry that happens to be resistant to some of the rapid evolution noted in...
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Over the last year, the talented team of craftsmen at Colorado-based Berich Masonry, Inc. have looked to robotic technology to help meet client needs and drive efficiency. In business since 1962, the company is well known for its work on...
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And New York company, Construction Robotics, recently built a semi-automated bricklayer or mason – SAM for short – which laid 250,000 bricks for the Poff Federal Building in Roanoke, Virginia. Laying 380 bricks an hour, it is six times faster...
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Becoming an innovative force is not an easy feat for any company, and this is especially the case within construction. Industry practices have changed very little over time, as most contractors continue to approach projects similar to way it was...
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The ConTechCrew was joined by guest Scott Peters of Construction Robotics, inventor of SAM! ConTech news topics include robots for construction, remembering the lifetime of a tech superstar, rise of the CIO, and more!   Read more here....
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The future has arrived. Robots, once the fodder of sci-fi movies and futuristic novels, now are working alongside humans to augment and, at times, replace them. Manufacturing has been increasingly more automated for years, but it’s only more recently that...
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When evaluating the Midwest’s largest contractors, it is clear that there is no one formula for success. Like a good financial portfolio, the key is to diversify. The top 10 firms on ENR’s Top Contractors list have their largest projects...
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SAM, a brick-laying robot, is assisting with the construction of the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University. SAM100, short for Semi-Automated Mason, will be the first of its kind in Alabama. It lays more than 3,000...
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Auburn University is incorporating a robot into the construction of the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center. Construction Robotics’ SAM100, short for Semi-Automated Mason, a bricklaying robot capable of placing more than 3,000 bricks per day, was showcased at...
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Construction is well underway at the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center. As the building continues to grow, the construction team is getting some non-human help. Construction Robotics’ brick-laying robot SAM100, which stands for Semi-Automatic Mason, is in Auburn...
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